Checkbox v1.29, Released on 2/2/2022

Premium Checkbox Feature

Usage of the Database premium feature set requires account access to be granted. Please contact your Checkbox Customer Success Manager for more details.


Key Notes:

  1. Existing customers with premium features enabled will automatically receive Databases. For customers wanting access to Databases, please reach out to your Customer Success Manager or email us at


1. Database

A Database is an entity on Checkbox that stores data and acts as a single source of truth. Using a DATABASE block, Databases can allow Apps to read and write from a shared data source.

Learn more about Databases.


2. DATABASE block

The DATABASE block is a new backend block that allows Databases to be connected to the App to let data to flow to and from Apps and Databases. Authors can configure the block to either create, update or retrieve data from a connected Database during end-user run-time.

Learn more about the DATABASE block.


--Post-beta release updates for Databases for Checkbox v1.29--

3. Production and test data toggle

You can now toggle between production and test data in your Database. Any data created, retrieved, or updated from Preview in the App Studio will now only interact with test data and will not affect live production data. Live production data will only be interacted with during live Assessments.


  • Any changes in the Database design (e.g. adding/removing Database fields (or columns)) will persist in both production and test data views
  • Only the user with the "Manage all Databases" account-level permission and/or "Manage" permission on a Database-specific can toggle between production and test data views. Test data will not be shown to users outside of these permissions
  • By default, the production data view will be shown to users

Learn more about Databases.


4. Filter Database entries

Database entries can now be filtered based on Database fields. Filtering by file upload fields are not supported.

Learn more about Databases.


5. Export data from Databases

Data stored in the Database can now be exported into a CSV file. If Database entries have been filtered, only the filtered data will be exported into a CSV file.

Learn more about Databases.